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Council puts Speck back on election commission

Posted 4/8/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

During an otherwise routine meeting on Tuesday, Columbus City Council split on who to appoint to the Municipal Election Commission.


Mayor's 8th Annual Unity Picnic, other events Saturday

Posted 4/8/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Mayor's Eighth Annual Unity Picnic will be held Saturday at Columbus Riverwalk Park from 4 to 8 p.m.



Caledonia approves AR-15 rifles for marshal patrols

Posted 4/8/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Caledonia Board of Aldermen approved upgrades to ballpark field lights and law enforcement arsenals Tuesday.


My first Pilgrimage

Posted 4/7/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

I spent yesterday afternoon wandering through Southern antebellum houses and chatting with costumed hosts and hostesses of all ages on the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage's first home tour of the year.


Sheriff's department arrests 12 on drug counts

Posted 4/7/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit arrested 12 suspects recently as part of a year-long investigation into illegal drug activity in Columbus and Lowndes County.



Absentee ballots available at courthouse

Posted 4/7/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Absentee ballots for the May 12 special election for U.S. Congress, District 1, are now available at the Lowndes County Courthouse.


Complaint filed over Lowndes Co. school sports

Posted 4/7/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Parents of a New Hope High School student-athlete have filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights alleging the Lowndes County School District is not providing equal access to athletic opportunities for both male and female students.


Call for road bond finds little support

Conflicting ideologies on infrastructure upkeep and the existing tax burden on residents again clashed Monday as supervisors continue balancing complaints about Oktibbeha County's road system with the board's financial restraints and an ever-growing work list.


Work beginning on $40M student housing investment

Workers have begun constructing a new 15-acre, $40 million student housing project along Blackjack Road that will eventually house about 800 residents.

Jackson Square gets a little artistic

Posted 4/6/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It's been 18 years since Lex Jackson purchased Jackson Square Shopping Center on Highway 45 in Columbus.


The 75th Pilgrimage begins today

Posted 4/6/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Rain or shine -- most likely rain, according to the forecast -- the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage will kick off its 75th year today with its first tour of homes and a kickoff party featuring crawfish at a shrimp boil.


Trauma care critical in recent shootings

Posted 4/4/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

On March 20, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle trauma personnel treated four gunshot victims for what was described as "non-life-threatening" injuries.

Yokohama making an impact in West Point

Posted 4/4/2015 in Area

Cruising the fresh pavement on the newly opened Yokohama Boulevard, it can be easy to forget you are passing country homes that enjoyed solitude for so long.

Helping Columbus youth inspires Chamber's director of events

Posted 4/4/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

All day long, Paige Lowe plans events for the Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.

Ask Rufus: Old Columbus

Posted 4/4/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Most people seem to associate the history of the old homes of Columbus with the Civil War but I think of a much earlier time.


Comic changes begin today in Dispatch

Posted 4/4/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Dispatch has changed its lineup of Sunday comic strips.



Still no arrest in March Sim Scott park shooting

Posted 4/4/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

More than two weeks after a shooting at Sim Scott Park left four people injured, Columbus police are still no closer to making an arrest.


Religious freedom laws not used against gays in the past

Posted 4/4/2015 in National

Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been successfully used to defend discrimination against gays -- and have rarely been used at all, legal experts say.

Sim Scott project tops Lewis' first months

Posted 4/3/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

New Columbus-Lowndes Parks Authority Director Greg Lewis' said he remained in a "state of discovery" following his first three months at the helm.


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